Water, Sewer and Drainage


Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)

Virginia’s Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding fosters economic development and improves the quality of life for our Appalachian citizens. The ARC provides assistance in the long-term development of a chronically depressed multistate region, which includes 25 counties and eight independent cities in Virginia.

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

This CDBG program funds eligible units of local government to address the lack of public utilities and infrastructure, to include water services, wastewater services, drainage improvements and street improvements. Assistance under this option is generally targeted to projects involving water and wastewater improvements, particularly those involving new services to low- and moderate-income… Click Here


Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation

The Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation (IPR) program provides forgivable loans to low- and moderate-income owner occupants of substandard housing, which has no potable water indoors, no indoor plumbing, or a failed septic system.

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Regional Water and Wastewater Fund

The Regional Water/Wastewater Fund is designed to address water and wastewater improvements on a regional scale. For Regional Water/Wastewater Fund projects, one local government must be designated the lead locality. The lead locality and all participating localities must, prior to receiving a contract with DHCD, enter into a legally binding cooperative agreement to ensure equitable project… Click Here